Jennifer Beals Joins ‘The Night Shift’ As Recurring

Proof alum Jennifer Beals has booked a major recurring role on the third season of NBC’s medical drama The Night Shift.

Beals will play Doctor Syd Jennings, a Major in the Army. She has worked with the Culture Support Teams (CST) in conjunction with Ranger and Special Forces units in addition to her medical duties. Jennings (Beals) is introduced in the Season 3 premiere in Afghanistan, where she is nearing the end of her six-month tour with Dr. Drew Alister (Brendan Fehr).

Best known for her iconic role in Flashdance, Beals recently wrapped as the lead of TNT’s Proof. She stars alongside Adrien Brody and Campbell Scott in feature Manhattan Nocturne due out this year, and recently starred in Cinemanovels, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, as well as indie feature The White Orchid.┬áHer other TV credits include Fox’s The Chicago Code and Showtime’s The L Word. Beals is repped by APA and Felker Toczek.

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